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It’s Good to be King

It’s
Good to be King


No, not the Volvo, we’re talking about that other ocean
race that begins with V, which some consider to be the RTW of this winter;
the Vendée Globe. There’s less than a month to go, before
the Open 60s set out on the traditional route, which is why some purists
put this as the major event, and today’s hot news is that Pindar
– rumored on Ocean Anarchy to be short of a few thousand pesos –
has netted a mega rich sponsor, in the shape of the Kingdom of Bahreinr;
or maybe it was Ian Williams that was the attraction and Brian Thompson
the side show? Read about the
deal
and decide for yourself This pic by Mark Lloyd. Lots of more
exciting Vendee Globe training pix right here.